Played American Legion Baseball for Bartonville Limestone Post 979 (Illinois) before a standout career, primarily with the Indians. He was a five-time All-Star and 2002 Roberto Clemente Award recipient
A 2014 Baseball Hall of Famer, Torre had a stellar playing career, earning nine All-Star Game trips an MVP, Gold Glove and batting title, but reached the Hall as a manager, leading the Yankees to four World Series titles, earning two Manager of the Year awards. His career record as a manager was 2,326-1,997 (.538 winning percentage). As a Yankee, his teams had a .605 winning percentage and reached the playoffs all 12 seasons he was in the Bronx.
A six-time All-Star, and Hall of Famer, Trammell made his mark most famously in 1984 when he made the Midsummer Classic, earned one of his four Gold Gloves and was named the World Series MVP in leading the Tiger to victory. He was the 1989 American Legion Graduate of the Year.